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could gmapping pkg work in UWSim? [closed]

asked 2023-03-08 02:28:13 -0500

marvelousluke gravatar image

Hey guys,I am trying to do path planning using UWSim + RViz.And now there's something wrong with mapping.I followed some tutorials which is implemented by Gazebo+RViz and I also get the necessary lidar data through UWSim ROSInterfaces.However the map just won't come up. image description

Here is the tf tree of the current master: image description

Anyone know how I can fix this?Any answer would be of help!Thanks!

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answered 2023-03-17 06:12:26 -0500

As far as I know Gmapping is designed for 2D occupancy grids, but your robot probably moves in 3D.

You need another SLAM tool to build 3D maps (e.g. octomaps), and again probably some dedicated tools to do path planning in such maps.

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Thank you so much!

marvelousluke gravatar image marvelousluke  ( 2023-04-07 00:32:04 -0500 )edit

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